Editor's note: This is the third part of a weeklong series looking at five position battles to watch in spring practice, which begins Feb. 28 for Texas A&M. When it comes to linebackers, the 2013 season was one of change for Texas A&M, at least when compared to 2012.
about 343 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Coming off a thriller that few will soon forget, No. 10 Texas A&M had a few questions to answer going into Saturday's battle with SMU. Though it's way too early to surmise that they've permanently answered some of those questions, the Aggies certainly took steps toward a few solutions in their dominant 42-13 win over the Mustangs at Kyle Field.
about 494 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- After Texas A&M rolled to a 65-28 win over Sam Houston State on Saturday, it's time to give out some helmet stickers for key performances: Johnny Manziel: In his first start of the season, Manziel was efficient, effective and productive.
about 507 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M held its regularly scheduled weekly news conference on Tuesday in advance of its season opener against Rice on Saturday. While many wonder about the status of quarterback Johnny Manziel, there are other things to keep an eye on.
about 518 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M had its first open scrimmage of training camp on Saturday. About 10,000 fans showed up to watch the workout at Kyle Field, and there was plenty to take away from the practice.
about 527 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
In order to make a stand in the SEC, you have to have a strong front seven. It starts with a stout defensive line, but don't forget about those cats behind that front line. Linebackers need love, too: 1.
It wasn't long ago that the terms "BCS Championship Game" and "Texas A&M" in the same sentence would seem absurd. To some, it still might. But after a successful inaugural season in the SEC, producing the Heisman Trophy winner, finishing ranked in the top five for the first time in more than 50 years and being projected to start the season in the top five -- with said Heisman Trophy winner in tow -- has at least brought the idea into the conversation for some Aggies.
about 580 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M wrapped up spring football on Saturday with the annual Maroon and White game. After 15 practices, there's plenty to take away, but here's five things we learned during the Aggies' spring: 1.
about 653 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- In all its crystal glory, college football's national championship trophy made a brief stop at Kyle Field on Saturday. Parked on the sideline for a live television shot during Texas A&M's Maroon-and-White spring football game, as well as for photo opportunities for those who walked by, it was a seemingly symbolic placement of the sport's most coveted piece of hardware, mere feet from a team that might have a realistic chance to hoist it next January.
about 655 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies